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From Madrid: Day Trip to Toledo with Free Madrid City Tour

Product ID: 191069
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Join a daily tour to Toledo and visit one of the most legendary cities in Spain, declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Along with a local guide, explore the city known as a treasure of three civilizations.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
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Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the amazing city of Toledo, the Kingdom of Spain´s former capital
  • Learn the most relevant facts about the city from a travel assistant
  • Enjoy Toledo’s famous lookouts during a panoramic tour
  • Admire the most impressive monuments and learn more about its history, legends, and curiosities
  • Get immersed in medieval times during 4 hours of free time
Full description
To begin your exciting trip, a comfortable touristic bus will pick you up in the center of Madrid. During the bus trip to Toledo, a travel assistant will share some of the most relevant and interesting facts about the city. In addition, you will watch a documentary about Toledo that will help you immerse yourself in Medieval times and let you know what you should not miss during your visit to Toledo. You will also be provided with a detailed city map including Toledo´s main attractions. During the panoramic tour, you will be able to admire the city's old designs. Two stops will be made for you to photograph the best views of the city.

As soon as you arrive to your destination, you will enjoy a 2-hour guided tour with a local guide. Toledo is known as the city of 3 cultures and the coexistence of the three civilizations of Jewish, Arab, and Catholic was the background to epic battles, historical events, and legends. You will learn about Toledo's Cathedral, the second richest Catholic building in the world, after St. Peter´s Cathedral in Rome. Discover the mystical symbolism behind the Jewish Quarter and the legends about the Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, the San Juan de Los Reyes Monastery, and the Christ of the Light Mosque.

Once the guided tour ends, you will have 4 hours of free time to continue exploring Toledo on your own. Do not miss a visit the top of the Alcazar, an impressive fortress. Admire El Greco's famous painting, The Burial of Count Orgaz. Try the marzipan sweets made of almonds and honey. See the damascene artwork made of silver and gold. The return trip to Madrid will take place at 6:00 PM from the Plaza del Granadal (Toledo).
  • Round trip transportation between Madrid and Toledo
  • Bus assistant
  • Panoramic bus tour
  • Documentary during the bus trip
  • Detailed Toledo tourist map with the main city attractions
  • A guided walking tour around the city
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Check-in at Calle Gran Vía 61, 28013 Madrid. The closest metro station is Plaza de España, Line 3 (yellow). The bus departs from Plaza de España, tourist bus stop number 7.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note this is a bilingual tour held simultaneously in English and Spanish
• The duration of the tour includes the journey to and from the destination
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
• Upon booking, you will receive a free ticket for a Madrid sightseeing tour by double-decker bus on a date of your choosing; show your voucher at the redemption point
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Express Toledo

Product ID: 191069